Electronic Resources & Libraries<br />Austin, Texas<br />February 28, 2011<br />Michael Levine-Clark<br />Collections Libr...
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The Right Way?<br />It depends<br />Audience<br />Context<br />Format<br />
Collection Use Data<br />Renovation<br />Must move 500,000 volumes offsite<br />350,000+ monographs = 24,000 linear feet<b...
Unused Monographs<br />
Stakeholders<br />Data for:<br />Me<br />Selectors<br />Dean<br />Provost/Chancellor<br />Trustees<br />Faculty<br />Human...
Faculty<br />Reassurance<br />70% of monographs will remain in the library<br />Nothing with a record of circulation to st...
Humanities Faculty<br />Pre-1950 monographs<br />Vs. pre-2000 monographs in the sciences<br />No record of circulation<br ...
Architects<br />Planning data<br />Linear feet<br />Reasons don’t matter<br />
Data for Architects – In Linear Feet<br />
Administration<br />Justification for keeping material in library<br />70% of monographs medium/high-use<br />Sample use d...
Board of Trustees<br />Justification for storage facility<br />30% of monographs low use<br />Not defined<br />Education a...
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    1. 1. Electronic Resources & Libraries<br />Austin, Texas<br />February 28, 2011<br />Michael Levine-Clark<br />Collections Librarian<br />University of Denver<br />Michael.Levine-clark@du.edu<br />The Right Data for the Right Audience: Strategies for Effective Communication<br />
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    3. 3. asd<br />
    4. 4. The Right Way?<br />It depends<br />Audience<br />Context<br />Format<br />
    5. 5. Collection Use Data<br />Renovation<br />Must move 500,000 volumes offsite<br />350,000+ monographs = 24,000 linear feet<br />100,000+ serial volumes =16,000 linear feet <br />
    6. 6.
    7. 7.
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    9. 9. Unused Monographs<br />
    10. 10. Stakeholders<br />Data for:<br />Me<br />Selectors<br />Dean<br />Provost/Chancellor<br />Trustees<br />Faculty<br />Humanities<br />Social Sciences<br />Sciences<br />Students<br />Architects<br />Catalogers<br />Stacks Maintenance<br />
    11. 11. Faculty<br />Reassurance<br />70% of monographs will remain in the library<br />Nothing with a record of circulation to storage<br />Differences by discipline<br />Detailed explanations as needed<br />
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    13. 13. Humanities Faculty<br />Pre-1950 monographs<br />Vs. pre-2000 monographs in the sciences<br />No record of circulation<br />We’ll bring anything back<br />
    14. 14. Architects<br />Planning data<br />Linear feet<br />Reasons don’t matter<br />
    15. 15. Data for Architects – In Linear Feet<br />
    16. 16. Administration<br />Justification for keeping material in library<br />70% of monographs medium/high-use<br />Sample use data<br />150-200,000 circulations annually<br />Reminder about importance of paper collections<br />Reminder about importance of browsing<br />Reminder of value faculty place in collections<br />
    17. 17. Board of Trustees<br />Justification for storage facility<br />30% of monographs low use<br />Not defined<br />Education about need for paper collections<br />Education about importance of browsing<br />
    18. 18. Thank You<br />

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